Euphorbia punicea (Jamaican Poinsettia)

The Jamaican Poinsettia is native to Jamaica, and a relative of the Christmas Poinsettia.  Unlike the poinsettia you buy at Christmas, this large shrub or small tree, 12-15′, flowers year round.  In Jamaica, this small tree grows in limestone soils … Continue reading

The Atala Butterfly

This is an interesting article from the University of Florida about the relationship between the Atala butterfly and its host plant, Florida Coontie  At the nursery we have a population of the Atala Butterflies, and the adults can be … Continue reading